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San Miguel de Cozumel
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San Miguel de Cozumel

San Miguel de Cozumel is a city located on the eastern side of the Yucatán Peninsula in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. It is an important port city and a popular tourist destination, known for its beaches, coral reefs, and ancient Mayan ruins. The city is located on the Caribbean Sea and is connected to mainland Mexico by a bridge.

The city's population is around 80,000 and is known for its laid-back atmosphere, friendly people, and relaxed pace of life. It is a popular destination for tourists looking for a beach holiday or to explore the Mayan ruins and the diverse marine life.

The city was first settled by the Mayans, who built a temple on the island in the 7th century. In 1519, the Spanish explorer Juan de Grijalva landed on the island and named it Cozumel, which means “land of the swallows” in the Mayan language. The city was later named San Miguel de Cozumel in honor of the Archangel Michael.

Cozumel was a major port in the 19th century, and the city was an important trading post for goods such as sugar, tobacco, and coffee. In the 20th century, the city began to attract tourists, and in 1961, the first cruise ship arrived in Cozumel.

Today, Cozumel is a popular tourist destination, known for its beautiful beaches, coral reefs, and Mayan ruins. The city is home to several museums, including the Museum of the Island of Cozumel, which showcases the history and culture of the region. The city is also home to a number of festivals, including the annual Carnival and the Day of the Dead celebration.

Excursion tips for a day in San Miguel de Cozumel

San Miguel de Cozumel in Mexico is a beautiful beach destination with plenty of activities to keep tourists busy. Here are some of the top things to do in San Miguel de Cozumel in a day:

1. Explore the archaeological sites of San Gervasio and El Cedral.
2. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the waterfront promenade.
3. Visit the Punta Sur Ecological Reserve and take a boat tour of the lagoon.
4. Go snorkeling or scuba diving to explore the coral reefs.
5. Take a fishing charter for a day of deep sea fishing.
6. Visit the Chankanaab National Park and explore the Mayan ruins.
7. Enjoy a leisurely swim in the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean Sea.
8. Visit the Faro Celerain Ecological Reserve and observe the wildlife.
9. Shop for souvenirs in the downtown area.
10. Take a sunset cruise to watch the beautiful colors of the sky.

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The climate in San Miguel de Cozumel

San Miguel de Cozumel in Mexico has a warm and humid climate, with temperatures ranging from the low 70s to the high 80s Fahrenheit throughout the year. Summers are hot and humid, with temperatures typically reaching the low 90s, while winters are warm and mild, with temperatures typically staying in the mid-70s. The rainy season typically runs from June to October, with the most precipitation occurring in September. The city also experiences strong winds from the Caribbean Sea, which can bring heavy rains, especially during the summer months. Overall, San Miguel de Cozumel has a warm, humid climate with hot summers and mild winters, with the heaviest rains occurring from June to October.

Cruise weather for San Miguel de Cozumel

Our weather forecast for San Miguel de Cozumel helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 29.2 °C
min: 27.2 °C
13.3 m/s
24.8 m/s
31.5 %
23.2 m
81.2 %
1,017 hPa
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 30.7 °C
min: 27.2 °C
14.0 m/s
25.6 m/s
74.1 %
24.1 m
77.6 %
1,015 hPa
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 30.6 °C
min: 27 °C
18.7 m/s
33.1 m/s
84.7 %
23.9 m
77.4 %
1,015 hPa
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 30.3 °C
min: 26.7 °C
20.5 m/s
35.3 m/s
58.2 %
23.8 m
77.4 %
1,016 hPa
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 30.1 °C
min: 26.5 °C
19.1 m/s
34.9 m/s
17.8 %
23.4 m
73.6 %
1,017 hPa
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 30.2 °C
min: 26.8 °C
19.4 m/s
28.8 m/s
48.1 %
23.1 m
72.1 %
1,016 hPa
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 30.8 °C
min: 27 °C
15.8 m/s
22.7 m/s
33.8 %
24.1 m
74.9 %
1,015 hPa
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 30.7 °C
min: 27.1 °C
14.8 m/s
24.8 m/s
43.4 %
24.1 m
77.2 %
1,016 hPa
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 30.8 °C
min: 27.1 °C
15.1 m/s
25.2 m/s
42.3 %
24.1 m
76.7 %
1,016 hPa
Aug. 3rd 2024 Aug. 3rd 2024 max: 30.4 °C
min: 27.2 °C
19.8 m/s
29.2 m/s
26.2 %
24.1 m
78.5 %
1,015 hPa
Aug. 4th 2024 Aug. 4th 2024 max: 30.8 °C
min: 25.2 °C
18.0 m/s
27.0 m/s
55.0 %
21.6 m
79.4 %
1,015 hPa
Aug. 5th 2024 Aug. 5th 2024 max: 29.1 °C
min: 26.3 °C
15.8 m/s
25.6 m/s
95.2 %
21.8 m
80.8 %
1,015 hPa
Aug. 6th 2024 Aug. 6th 2024 max: 30.8 °C
min: 27.4 °C
17.6 m/s
31.0 m/s
54.4 %
24.1 m
77.2 %
1,016 hPa
Aug. 7th 2024 Aug. 7th 2024 max: 30.1 °C
min: 27.6 °C
21.2 m/s
30.6 m/s
16.1 %
24.1 m
78.7 %
1,017 hPa

Cruises to San Miguel de Cozumel

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Scheduled ship calls in San Miguel de Cozumel, Mexico
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